The Township of Scugog is a vibrant community with many exciting and inclusive events taking place throughout the year!

Please visit the Events Calendar for more information about events. Community members are welcome to add their own Scugog area events to the calendar. A login is required and all events are subject to approval. 

The Township of Scugog hosts several annual events during the year, more information is below:

Canoe the Nonquon
Canoe the Nonquon is an annual canoe race through the Nonquon River and Lake Scugog. This event is organized by Scugog Shores Musuem and is held on the first weekend of June. Canoe the Nonquon has been occurring annually for more than 50 years!
Canada Day Celebrations

This year, we are excited to bring you a spectacular virtual Canada Day event - in collaboration with Durham Region, Durham Tourism, and the 8 local area municipalities. Leading up to Canada Day, join us for the Canada Day red & white decorating contest and submit your songs to our Canada Day playlist for a chance to win great prizes! Explore your local community with a neighbourhood find it activity and pick up your Canada Day the Durham Way celebration kit! Visit for all things Canada Day! 

Dog Days of Scugog
Dog Days of Scugog is a long-weekend event held in July at Scugog Shores Museum Village. This event provides a fun, family friendly two-days of everything you and your canine companion could want. Enter a contest, participate in an agility course, talk to breeders and animal rescue agencies, or buy one of hundreds of amazing products from our vendors.
Movie Night in the Park
Movie Night in the Park is hosted annually in August. This event welcomes the community to gather under the stars and enjoy a free outdoor movie in Palmer Park. The film is shown on a 40-foot inflatable screen, making this a unique and exciting event for even the most experienced movie-goers.
Pitch-In Week
Pitch-In Week is celebrated in the third week of April within the Township of Scugog.  For more information check out the Pitch-In webpage.
Compost Giveaway Event


The Township of Scugog and the Region of Durham are hosting the annual Compost Giveaway Event on Saturday May 15, 2021 at the Boat Launch Parking Lot on Old Rail Line. 

Come get your free compost and make your garden happy.  Four (4) container limit per vehicle.  Bring a shovel and containers. Masks required.

Green bins, blue boxes and backyard composters will be available for sale.  Damaged blue boxes and green bins can also be exchanged at this event.